• 🚴 Beach Bike Ride from Marina del Rey to Redondo Beach & Lunch

    Join us for bicycling on the beach bike path from Marina del Rey to Redondo Beach. This beautiful beach bike ride is 26 miles roundtrip on flat bike paths and roads. See a map of this route here: https://goo.gl/maps/BI0GD QUALIFICATIONS: All bike riders are invited who are comfortable and experienced riding on the road and bicycle paths for 26 miles round trip and can keep up with a group riding at a speed of 13 miles per hour for approximately 2 hours. IMPORTANT: *** You are required to wear a helmet to ride with our group. *** _________________________________________ MEETING PLACE AND TIME: Arrive at 7:30 AM to park your car and get ready for the ride. Meet Louis at 7:45 AM in the first row of Dock 52 parking lot for a safety talk and introductions. We will depart at 8:00 AM. ___________________________ FREE PARKING: There is free parking at Dock 52 parking lot. CLICK HERE (http://goo.gl/maps/8pJy5) to see a map of Dock 52 and to get driving directions. ___________________________ LUNCH: We will stop for a break at Quality Seafood Fish Market in Redondo Beach King Harbor at 130 International Boardwalk, Redondo Beach, CA 90277. You might enjoy a cup or clam chowder or many other choices. ___________________________ PLEASE FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES: RSVP: If you can't come please change your RSVP to "No" so we are not waiting for you. BICYCLE: Make sure your bicycle is in good working condition with the tires properly inflated and the chain lubricated prior to the ride. RULES OF THE ROAD: Safety is always our first concern. Use standard hand signals (http://www.meetup.com/cyclegroup/pages/5_Hand_Signals_for_Bicycle_Rides/) for group rides and obey all traffic stops and signals. SPARE TIRE TUBES: You need to know how to change your own bicycle tire tubes if you get a flat tire. Please bring 2 spare tire tubes, levers, a small bicycle pump or CO2 cartridges to fill your tires with air once you change the bicycle tire tube. If you don't have spare tire tubes you might have to call a taxi to take you and your bicycle back to your car! MONEY: Please bring money for your lunch and taxi if necessary. BIKE LOCK: Do not leave your bicycle unlocked at any time. Please bring your own bicycle lock. HELMET: Please be advised that you are required to wear a helmet to ride with our group. WATER and FOOD: Please bring water to drink so you don't get dehydrated and food to eat, such as a protein bar, in case you get hungry. WAIVER OF LIABILITY: Please read this important disclaimer: This Meetup group, it's organizers and members take no responsibility for any injuries nor accidents that may occur during events. By joining this ride you take full responsibility for your own safety. Please ensure that you are in good health before participating and understand that there is risk involved in your participation. This Meetup group does not certify the qualifications of any of it's organizers or trip leaders, and they are not responsible for your safety. We are all just participants. ___________________________ This bike ride is crossposted in several Meetup groups

  • 🎳 Gay Pride BOWLING PARTY and Dinner with Friends - Let's have Fun!

    Join us for Bowling and Dinner afterward. Invite a friend. NEW BOWLERS are welcome to join us. You don't need to know how to bowl, we'll show you how. We'll cheer each other on and have fun! We will have exclusive lanes for the ladies. If you want to celebrate Gay Pride or Independence Day wear a team shirt or something patriotic. _____________________ MEETING TIME: Please arrive promptly by 4:30PM to check-in with Louis. You'll have time to get your bowling ball, shoes and meet your fellow bowlers. We'll have 2 hours for bowling and you're guaranteed to bowl at least 2 games with your team, so you don't have to feel rushed. _____________________ 💚 THE COST FOR BOWLING IS $20. You must pay in advance to save your space for bowling. You cannot pay at the bowling alley. After Friday, June 28, 2019, no refunds will be given, and the price will increase to $25. 💙 PRE-PAY $20 FOR BOWLING NOW with PayPal by clicking here: https://paypal.me/paylouis/20 IMPORTANT: 💜 BEFORE YOU CLICK ON "Send Payment Now" SCROLL UP and where it says "Add a note" type your: 1. First and Last Name and 2. GAY TEAM or LESBIAN TEAM ❤️ Leave PayPal on "Sending to a friend." If you change this you'll have to pay Louis an additional $7 for fees. _____________________ DINNER: Join us for a bite to eat after bowling at Denny's Restaurant at 1010 W Alameda Avenue in Burbank which is just a few blocks from the bowling alley. The bowling alley has a snack bar also with food available for purchase. _________________________________________________ This event is crossposted on other Meetup groups, so you'll get a chance to meet lots of new people.

  • 🚴 Fun July 4th Beach Party Bike Ride from Marina del Rey to Redondo for Lunch

    Join us for a bike ride from Marina del Rey to Redondo for Lunch on the beach bike path and celebrate with the big beach party on July 4. It's one day on the beach like no other! This beautiful beach bike ride is 26 miles roundtrip on flat bike paths and roads. See a map of this route here: https://goo.gl/maps/BI0GD *** Please join the Southern California Cycling Group at http://meetup.com/cyclegroup/ to be notified of future bike rides. *** _________________________________________ QUALIFICATIONS: All bike riders are invited who are comfortable and experienced riding on the road and bicycle paths for 26 miles round trip and can keep up with a group riding at a speed of 13 miles per hour for approximately 2 hours. IMPORTANT: *** You are required to wear a helmet to ride with our group. *** _________________________________________ MEETING PLACE AND TIME: Arrive at 8:30 AM to park your car and get ready for the ride. Meet Louis at 8:45 AM in the first row of Dock 52 parking lot for a safety talk and introductions. We will depart at 9:00 AM. Louis' cell phone number is in the RSVP question (which you can see by clicking on the blue box under "You're Going.") ___________________________ FREE PARKING: There is free parking at Dock 52 parking lot. For a map of Dock 52 and to get driving directions, click here: http://goo.gl/maps/8pJy5 ___________________________ LUNCH: We will stop for a break at Quality Seafood Fish Market in Redondo Beach King Harbor at 130 International Boardwalk, Redondo Beach, CA 90277. You might enjoy a cup or clam chowder or many other choices. ___________________________ PLEASE FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES: RSVP: If you can't come please change your RSVP to "No" so we are not waiting for you. BICYCLE: Make sure your bicycle is in good working condition with the tires properly inflated and the chain lubricated prior to the ride. RULES OF THE ROAD: Safety is always our first concern. Use standard hand signals (http://www.meetup.com/cyclegroup/pages/5_Hand_Signals_for_Bicycle_Rides/) for group rides and obey all traffic stops and signals. SPARE TIRE TUBES: You need to know how to change your own bicycle tire tubes if you get a flat tire. Please bring 2 spare tire tubes, levers, a small bicycle pump or CO2 cartridges to fill your tires with air once you change the bicycle tire tube. If you don't have spare tire tubes you might have to call a taxi to take you and your bicycle back to your car! MONEY: Please bring money for your lunch and taxi if necessary. BIKE LOCK: Do not leave your bicycle unlocked at any time. Please bring your own bicycle lock. HELMET: Please be advised that you are required to wear a helmet to ride with our group. WATER and FOOD: Please bring water to drink so you don't get dehydrated and food to eat, such as a protein bar, in case you get hungry. WAIVER OF LIABILITY: Please read this important disclaimer: This Meetup group, it's organizers and members take no responsibility for any injuries nor accidents that may occur during events. By joining this ride you take full responsibility for your own safety. Please ensure that you are in good health before participating and understand that there is risk involved in your participation. This Meetup group does not certify the qualifications of any of it's organizers or trip leaders, and they are not responsible for your safety. We are all just participants. ___________________________ This bike ride is crossposted in several Meetup groups, primarily in Southern California Cycling Group at http://meetup.com/cyclegroup

  • See ELVIS PRESLEY 1968 - a tribute show & Dinner after at Porto's Cafe

    ELVIS PRESLEY 1968 relives a historic moment in music history, leather suit and all. This stage re-creation of the Elvis Presley's 1968 live comeback special explores a pivotal moment in his life and career. At the time, Elvis hadn't played a live show in seven years and his popularity was fading. But what was meant to be a safe Christmas concert turned into an intimate jam session. This show features 22 of Elvis’ hits with storytelling and audience interaction. ___________________________________________________________ TICKETS: Buy your own tickets online or over the phone. Tickets cost $34 regular price ($30 for seniors) and can be purchased online from the theatre at https://www.tix4.centerstageticketing.com/sites/glendalecentretheatre/selecttix_nochart.php?s_id=431&p_id=7119 or by calling the box office at (818)[masked]. * Please buy your tickets quickly before this popular show is SOLD OUT! * ________________________________ PARKING and DIRECTIONS: Parking is available at the Orange Street Parking Lot located at 222 North Orange St. (cross streets: California Ave. and Orange St.) The cost for parking is $1.00 for 4 hours with a validation stamp from the theatre. For directions to the Glendale Centre Theatre click here: http://www.glendalecentretheatre.com/about/directions/ ________________________________ DINNER: Meet us at the font door of the theatre after the show to go for dinner at Porto's Bakery & Cafe 315 N. Brand Boulevard Glendale, CA 91203 Call Louis' cell phone number which is in the RSVP questions if you can't find our group. ___________________________________________________________ This event is crossposted in other Meetup groups.

  • Epic Machu Picchu! A bucket list adventure to fill your soul!! Low Cost too!!!

    Los Angeles International Airport

    All around this will be an epic adventure! Of course Machu Picchu is the jewel of Peru's crown, but on the way you will find the hidden gems of Cusco and Agua Calientes. July and August are the prime and best months to visit. It's winter time there, which means is the dry season and therefore the best time of year to travel. So that is when we are going and in this case the journey is definitely the adventure! DAY 1, AUG 03 Arrive Lima, Peru and transfer to a domestic flight to Cusco. Upon arrival in Cusco you will be met and a shuttle will take you to your hotel. Balance of the day to rest and get used to the high altitude. DAY 2, AUG 04 Included Breakfast Morning tour of Cuzco, considered the oldest continuously inhabited city in the Western Hemisphere, rising 11,400 feet above sea level. The tour includes visit to the Sun Temple which is now known as Santo Domingo Church, Saqsaywaman,Q’enqo, San Pedro, San Blas and the Twelve Angles stone. DAY 3, AUG 05 Included Breakfast You will be brought from your hotel to the Ollanta Train Station and board the Expedition Train to Aguas Calientes, where you will meet your private local guide and board the bus to go up to Machu Picchu. Here you will have a chance to observe the advance world of the Inkas and walk thru the Lost City. Temples, palaces, houses were built on the side of the mountain with impressive views of the Urubamba river and the green high Andean mountains!! Late afternoon return back to Aguas Calientes and overnight. DAY 4, AUG 06 Included Breakfast Day at leisure to explore Machu Picchu on your own. You can go back to the Lost City and visit this magnificent archeological site at your own pace or do some trekking...or stay in Aguas Calientes and visit the local market or the thermal baths. Afternoon return by train to Cusco, where you will be met and transfered to your hotel. DAY 5, AUG 07 Included Breakfast Leisure day in Cusco. The city is like an open museum, wherever you go you will find ancient Inka streets, palaces, colonial mansions from the Spaniards conquistadores or just take advantage of great bargains such as sweaters, ponchos, alpaca rugs, gold and silver jewelry....plenty of things to do and see.... DAY 6, AUG 08 Included Breakfast After breakfast you will be brought from hotel to Cusco airport for flight to Lima. From here, you can take a flight back home, or take advantage of our OPTIONAL 2-NIGHT EXTENSION TO LIMA** Total cost $1995 per person, double occupancy. We offer share matching. Single supplement- $375 INCLUDES: Airfare Lima-Cusco-Lima Hotel accommodations for 5 nights Sightseeing tour of Cusco with English speaking tour guide Tour and entry to Machu Picchu with private English speaking guide Trip Train tickets from Cusco to Machu Picchu and back Transfers to/from airport, hotels and train station Entrance fees 5 breakfasts and 1 lunch Tips to porters at airports and ports (not at hotels) 24/7 assistance of our local representatives. NOT INCLUDED Lima Extension (see price below)** International airfare Insurance Tips to guides, bus drivers, hotel porters Any other service not specifically mentioned in itinerary. Easy Itinerary Version: Day 0 Fri Aug 2nd depart LOS ANGELES Day 1 Sat Aug 3rd LIMA-CUSCO Day 2 Sun Aug 4th CUSCO-URUBAMBA VALLEY Day 3 Mon Aug 5th URUBAMBA VALLEY-MACHU PICCHU Day 4 Tues Aug 6th MACHU PICCHU-CUSCO Day 5 Wed Aug 7th CUSCO Day 6 Thur Aug 8th CUSCO-LIMA This exclusive and curated guided trip is limited to 12 lucky folks. 4 spaces already filled. Deposit of $500 is the only way to hold your space Deposit refundable up to 4 months before departure Balance of $1495 due 3 months before departure OPTIONAL LIMA EXTENSION incl 2 nights, roundtrip airport transfers, 2 breakfasts and a city sighseeing tour. Be amazed by Peru's capital - Lima, one of the most interesting and challenging cities in South America with a huge archaeological, historical and cultural past COST $221 per person, double occupancy; $332 single

  • See the play "LOVE STRUCK" a Romantic Lesbian Comedy & join us for Dinner after

    See the play LOVE STRUCK with our group and join us for dinner after the show at Antonio's Mexican Restaurant next door to the theatre. A complimentary glass of wine is included with your admission to toast Rachel and Laura's three year anniversary of Love, Lust and other devastations! “A hilarious comedy in a continuum of sexual attractions” — Frontiers ****************************************************** DISCOUNT TICKETS: Buy your own EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW FOR $25 before the show sells out. After July 16, 2019 the ticket price goes up to $35 if tickets are still available. (There is an additional $1 ticketing fee per ticket.) Buy tickets online at http://machatheatre.org/lovestruck_2019.htm Be sure to choose Friday, August 16, 2019 at 8pm. If you can't join us on Friday, August 16, 2019 the show is also playing on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 8pm and Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 6pm. ****************************************************** PARKING: Arrive early to find parking. If you park in the neighborhood check the signs on the block for parking restrictions to avoid getting a parking ticket. Valet parking is available for $7 at Antonio's Mexican Restaurant next door. ****************************************************** DINNER: Meet the members of our Meetup groups and Odalys Nanin, the Producing Artistic Director/Founder of Macha Theatre/Films, for dinner after the show at Antonio’s Mexican Restaurant next door to the theatre. Antonio's Mexican Restaurant 7470 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046 This event is crossposted on other Meetup groups. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • The Grass Roots in Concert - “Midnight Confessions” and "Let's Live For Today"

    See The Grass Roots rock band in concert! Since their formation in 1965 The Grass Roots have gone on to chart 29 singles; 13 of which went gold followed by 2 gold albums and 1 platinum album. In the entire history of Rock n’ Roll, only 9 bands (including The Beatles) have charted more hits on Billboard’s Hot 100 than The Grass Roots. The Grass Roots have been one of the most recognized groups on “Classic Rock” stations for the last 59 years. During that time, the Grass Roots have averaged over 100 live performances each year. They have appeared on over 50 national television shows including, “The Tonight Show,” “The Today Show,” “Ed Sullivan,” “Andy Williams,” “Sonny & Cher,” “Good Morning America,”VH1 Hit-Makers,” “MTV,” and a record 16 times on “Dick Clark’s American Bandstand.” They have sold over 20 million records worldwide. Along with these impressive accolades, The Grass Roots have also accomplished many more amazing feats including: -Holding the all-time records for a one-act, US concert by performing for 600,000 people on July 4th, 1982 in Washington, DC. -Setting a record between 1967 and 1972 by being on the Billboard charts an unbelievable 307 straight weeks. This is sure to be a great show, as hit after solid gold hit – the hits just keep on coming: “Let’s Live For Today,” “Midnight Confessions,” “Sooner Or Later,” “Temptation Eyes,” “Two Divided By Love,” “The Things I Should Have Said,” and literally tons more! Listen to "Midnight Confessions" by The Grass Roots at https://youtu.be/5nZnqtDdsws Listen to "Let's Live For Today" by The Grass Roots at https://youtu.be/G5NtzB-voZo Opening set by Tisa Adamson. _______________________________________________________ TICKETS: VIP TICKET I have an extra ticket for VIP table seating (which also requires the purchase of food and/or beverages with a minimum spend of $25.00.) If you are interested in buying this ticket please send me email by clicking here: https://www.meetup.com/message/?recipientId=8837208 with "The Grass Roots" in the Subject and your name, email address and phone number in the Message, and I will contact you. DISCOUNT TICKETS: Discount general admission tickets are available on Goldstar for $26 at https://tinyurl.com/discount-tickets-grass-roots Tickets are also available for this concert through Ticketmaster at https://www.ticketmaster.com/the-grass-roots/event/09005639F5125AC1 DINNER and TABLE SEATING: If you purchase a ticket for a seat at a table you are required to purchase food and/or beverages with a minimum spend of $25.00 per person, and you must arrive by 7pm. This event is crossposted on other Meetup groups.